Quiz: Can You Beat The Record On This Grammar Quiz? No One Has Topped 80%

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Are you critical when it comes to grammar?

If improper diction and sentence structure make the top of your list of deal breakers, then you should breeze through this quiz.

 Jul 13, 2020

1 of 18Choose the right answer!

If __________ a man on the moon, why can't they sort out paper-jams?
we have landed
we are landing
they were able to land

2 of 18Choose the right answer!

It'll be fine __________ you do it the way I told you.
so as
as long as
as like

3 of 18Choose the right answer!

How many times __________ not to do that?
have I told you
haven't I told you
I told you

4 of 18Choose the right answer!

___ should I ask to the homecoming dance?
Whose
Whom
Who

5 of 18Choose the right answer!

We cannot _____ a new policy without the committee voting on it first.
effect
affect
Answer 2

6 of 18Choose the right answer!

What's the adjective form for read?
Ready
Readable
Reading

7 of 18Choose the right answer!

I looked again for the young boy, but he ___ vanished.
had
was
is

8 of 18Choose the right answer!

The burglars ______ as soon as they got into the car.
had arrested
was arrested
were arrested

9 of 18Choose the right answer!

You should not _____ in DJ's personal affairs.
meddle
medal
mettle

10 of 18Choose the right answer!

The winning car ____ by Sienna.
was driven
were driven
is driven

11 of 18Choose the right answer!

______ picnic basket is this?
Whose
Who's
Whom

12 of 18Choose the right answer!

He has reported ______ a white eagle.
seeing
to see
saw

13 of 18Choose the right answer!

When you arrive I probably _____ the job.
will has started
will had started
will have started

14 of 18Choose the right answer!

_____ clothing will be better for this humid weather.
Loose
Lost
Lose

15 of 18Choose the right answer!

The following are prepositions EXCEPT for:
So
Upon
From

16 of 18Choose the right answer!

Which of the following is considered a run on sentence?
"I lied to him, he hurt me."
"I lied to him; he hurt me."
"I lied to him because he hurt me."

17 of 18Choose the right answer!

What? _______ really going to Target instead of Walmart? Crazy!
They're
Their
There

18 of 18Choose the right answer!

You two are such a cute couple. Seriously, you make the perfect ______.
pair
pare
pear
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Do you consider yourself a master of the English language including grammar, vocabulary and syntax? Were your writing assignments grade high and contained the least amount of red marks? Was English your favorite subject in high school? If you answered yes to one of these questions, well then, this is the quiz for you.

When it comes to the English language, there are a lot of rules, maybe too many! It's hard to keep all of them straight. There are rules and exceptions to those rules. You will be surprised by how many people struggle with these types of grammar challenges. It is so difficult that even English majors, English teachers and tutors, and even writers get confused sometimes. With some natural talent, some good writing skills, and some good reading skills however, it's possible to be a total grammarian. Is that you? Do you know your "their" from "there" and "they're"? How about "your" and "you're"? If yes, then that's definitely a good start to acing this quiz.

Prove your talent when it comes to the grammar of the English language. Get comfortable, have your tea or coffee or your preferred beverage handy, and get ready to take this quiz! Perhaps you can even pop in a your favorite playlist to get you in the mood. Once you're done, feel free to share this fun and informative quiz with your family and friends. If you still keep in touch with your English teacher, share this quiz with them too!